The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent light blue with greenish tinge; opaque white trails; handles of indeterminate color (blue?). Uneven, coiled rim-disk with rounded outer lip; fusiform body, with uneven, misshapen sides, expanding downward, then tapering in to pointed bottom; two uneven lug handles applied at top of body over trail with horizontal tooling indents above and below. Trail applied unevenly around rim and trailed off below; another trail attached near bottom, drawn up in a spiral to point of carination, tooled into an irregular feather pattern around side with six upward and five downward strokes, and wound round again in spiral ending below rim. Intact; many bubbles; dulling, pitting, and faint iridescence.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5058, p. 506, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 466, p. 286, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.